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Preserving History for Future Generations

The Fort Nisqually Foundation and the Fort Nisqually Endowment support annual operating costs of Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, as well as funding for special projects. Your donations make a difference in preserving and interpreting this valuable historic asset.

We encourage you to give to projects that excite your passion for Fort Nisqually.

Please consider a gift to the Fort Nisqually Foundation to support our on-going efforts to preserve the past to educate the future. 

We are currently raising funds for:

General Operating Support - Your gift for general operating support goes toward supporting the ongoing  education programming, artifact conservation and historical interpretation at Fort Nisqually. Learn more.

Endowments - These funds are permanently invested and interest income is  used to provide a long-term, stable, source of funding for Fort Nisqually Foundation to support the programs and activities of the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Learn more.

*NEW* The Glenn Sutt Legacy to Fort Nisqually is a new endowment set up in 2018 in memory of long time volunteer Glenn Sutt to support the operations of Fort Nisqually. 

The Dr. Jerry V. Ramsey and Elaine Perdue Ramsey Fund for Fort Nisqually was established in 1999.

You can contribute to grow these endowments or you can contact the board to discuss other ways you can contribute to the long term financial stability of the Fort Nisqually Foundation. 

  • Scholarship Fund - The Fort Nisqually Foundation provides scholarships based on needs to school classes to cover the expenses associated with an educational field trip to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Learn more.

The projects at Fort Nisqually would not be possible without the generous support of donors. Many thanks to everyone who supports Fort Nisqually!

Other ways to give

Retail Rebate Programs

Shop as you normally do, and give effortlessly to the Fort Nisqually Foundation!

  • Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program. Link your Fred Meyers Rewards card and scan it when you shop to contribute to the Fort Nisqually Foundation.  Learn more.
  •'s AmazonSmile Program. Once registered, donates 0.5% of the purchase price for anything you buy online through Learn more.


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If you would prefer to make your donation by check, please mail your contributions to: 

Fort Nisqually Foundation 
5400 N. Pearl St. #11
Tacoma, WA 98407 

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a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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